Hawthorn Flowers or May Flowers

 
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Small spiny tree is very widely distributed in Europe, growing in thickets, hedgerows and the edges of woods, it is also planted as a windbreak and boundary hedge. It can reach to heights of 10m or more. Crown: spreading or rounded, with intertwining branches.
Leaves: divided into 3 to 7 deep lobes with smooth or sparsely toothed margins; up to 8 by 7cm.
Flowers: 8-15mm across, with 5 white overlapping prtals, they grow in dense fragrant clusters.

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bubbalinn - Jun 08, 2010 02:20 PM EDT
Beautiful Photo Chriss... Hey just a couple more votes and this would have been the winning photo. Great Job!!!!!!!
golda - May 18, 2010 04:50 PM EDT
Beautiful close up of these pretty blossoms.

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